Senior Network Design Engineer

The digital transformation strategy of Shell requires an increasingly flexible, agile and secure IT environment in order to enable best use of data, cloud services, personalization of user experience and connectivity of devices. Keeping our business goals and user experience in the forefront, Shell IT has taken the decision to insource or directly procure a number of connectivity services. By taking greater control over key aspects of connectivity we can provide our users with better user experience, speed and agility, while maintaining operational effectiveness and efficiency. As a result, we are building a partially insourced and multi-vendor ecosystem for our connectivity products and services and will be developing new skills and capabilities. Come join us on this exciting and ambitious journey.This role is part of the Shell IT’s Connectivity Portfolio team. The mission is to support projects with network engineering capabilities under the renewed model.The senior network engineer is expected to be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) covering the application of telecommunications and network technology deployed across the Shell Group. This covers all Shell’s businesses, all Shell’s location (offices, onshore plants, offshore plants, offices, trading floors, etc) and various types of projects including capital projects and IT projects.The purpose of the network engineer role is to participate in larger project or lead smaller projects and deliver the network elements in the project. The network engineer will be the key person in the project for all telecom and network elements.The key accountabilities are:Development of detailed designs for portfolio solutions / services & projectsCollect all network and telecom requirementsWork with design team to produce design meeting requirements based on Shell standardsDevelop deployment strategy and lead deployment including handover to operations by coordinating activities across suppliers, internal IT teams and business stakeholdersKnowledge sharing and drive continuous improvement across the communityFor the services in scope (LAN/WLAN):Lead Network Designer or as Network engineer of a project with the accountabilities for:Deliver and execute the project control documentation for networking and field telecoms with assurance of the supplier plan and solution designs from an operability, affordability and maintainability perspective Collect and document requirements by specifying the needed functionality, all the non-functional requirements and all dependencies (e.g. cabling, construction or electrical work needed)Get a Shell standards-based design produced and signed off with the design team and design assurance team.Work via design office with architecture & portfolio to update standards in specific casesDevelop a deployment and testing strategy which is aligned with business readiness and IT delivery timelinesLead the deployment by orchestrating all activities across multiple teams, consisting off: central IT delivery, local installation, local testing and business stakeholdersHandover the deployed or changed services to operationsShare knowledge obtained and learn from others as part of a natural team across architecture, portfolio, design, network engineers, operations and service management, amongst others.
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12-09-2022 00:00